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Standing Committees - Hunkuyi, Marafa protest procedure

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  • Stands down order in honor of late Senate Clerk

The appointment of 64 standing committees by Senator Bukola Saraki, the President of the Senate has today come under fire by Senator Othman Hunkuyi and Senator Kabiru Marafa who standing under personal explanation faulted the criteria adopted by the senate leadership in distributing the headship of the standing committees; seeking explanation on how first time senators got headship of strategic committees with the abundance of cognate senators.

While noting their complaints, Senator Bukola Saraki ruled Senator Othman Hunkuyi out of order.

Meanwhile the senate has feted Nigeria’s under 17 football squad for emerging champions of 2015 FIFA under 17 world cup hosted in Chile.

Standing in the name of Senator Obinna Ogba, the senate notes that Nigeria has won this category for the 5th time.

The senate adjourned till tomorrow in honor of Mr. Adedotun Durojaiye who passed on June 6, 2015.

Senate Clears Ministerial Nominees

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Senate Clears Ministerial Nominees No filibustering Final list released Screening continues Contrary to expectation today, the Nigerian Senate has cleared all Ministerial nominees with no filibustering. They are Mr. Kayode Fayemi, Chief Audu Ogbeh, Osagie Ehanire, Am...

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